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Topic # 74904 10-Jan-2011 10:34
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Hi All,
Having trouble finding a dual sim android phone that will support XT (3G WCDMA/UMTS 850 Mhz)
Some Chinese options can offer GSM but nothing for the XT frequencies.

Why? I have personal and work cell phones - both on XT and i dont want to give up either numbers.

Any ideas?

Thanks

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  Reply # 425667 10-Jan-2011 10:55
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Dream on..... Highly unlikely you will find one.





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  Reply # 425677 10-Jan-2011 11:26
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Only dual sim phones I have ever come accross are all GSM (2g) no WCDMA (3G).

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  Reply # 425701 10-Jan-2011 11:58
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Unless things have changed recently the only dual SIM phone on the market that supports 850MHz UMTS is the Acer DX900.

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  Reply # 425703 10-Jan-2011 12:07

sbiddle: Unless things have changed recently the only dual SIM phone on the market that supports 850MHz UMTS is the Acer DX900.


Don't buy it, it'll be your worst enemy... Wait a few more months for the next gen Dual sim phones... 

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  Reply # 425704 10-Jan-2011 12:07
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Thanks .. could he a tough one

What about a dual sim adapter? I found this one that claims to work on 3G phones.
http://www.2-phones-in-1.com/content/hypercard-3g-digital-dualsim-3g-use-2-simcards-any-mobile-phone-online-simswitch-and-full-gs

I notice the Acer phone only supports one 3G sim card (the other sim is only GSM)

Cheers

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  Reply # 425729 10-Jan-2011 12:47
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You are aware that dual sim does not mean both sims are active at the same time.

You generally have to switch sims (thru the keypad) to activate the account you want to use....

If you want to monitor both accounts at the same time it's often better to have 2 handsets.

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  Reply # 425730 10-Jan-2011 12:56
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oxnsox: You are aware that dual sim does not mean both sims are active at the same time.

You generally have to switch sims (thru the keypad) to activate the account you want to use....


If you want to monitor both accounts at the same time it's often better to have 2 handsets.


I have seen reports of dual SIM fones with both SIMs active..

http://www.aliexpress.com/product-gs/344293790-3-2-Dual-SIM-Mobile-Phone-FM-Java-i9-4G-F8-Cell-Phone-wholesalers.html

"Dual SIM card, dual standby"  which implies to me that both are active..




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  Reply # 425731 10-Jan-2011 13:01
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They are crap and I would avoid

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  Reply # 425843 10-Jan-2011 18:10
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There is no incentive for manufactures to make dual sim handsets when they mainly sell to telcos who do not want that feature. NZ is weird in its phone marketing where phones are bought by the end user at a high price, unlocked and without a term in most cases.

If the rest of the world is prepared to give up on free phones in exchange for a contract then dual sims might start to sell so make a market for them.




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